Orthotrichia costalis

    Description

    Forewing length 3 mm. Forewings with white fringes which form a distinctive stripe when the wings are folded.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Still or slow moving water.

    When to see it

    May to September.

    UK Status

    Found throughout Britain but infrequent.

    VC55 Status

    Rare - the Sapcote record of 24th July 2012 is the first record for VC55 (Leicestershire and Rutland).

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map